Manoel Felciano – Curriculum Vitae                

MANOEL FELCIANO

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

M.F.A. Acting, New York University Graduate Acting        2004

B.A. Humanities, Yale University        1993

AWARDS & HONORS

San Diego Critics Circle Nomination - Outstanding Performance in a Play – Twelfth Night        2015

Tony Award Nomination - Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Sweeney Todd        2006

Broadway.com Audience Award        2006

Broadwayworld.com Choice Award        2006

New York University - Tisch Achievement Scholarship         2004

Yale University Bates Fellowship - study abroad        1993

Yale University Richter Fellowship - music        1992

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Columbia University School of the Arts MFA Acting Program        2017-2020

Adjunct Professor, Theatre

Fundamentals of Acting        Spring 2018

Acting Through Song        Fall 2017 - Spring 2020

Red Bull Theater - Classical Acting Intensives        2016-2018

Shakespeare Audition 2: The Callback         2018

with Public Theater Casting Director Heidi Griffiths        

Acting in the Jacobeans        2017

Shakespeare Audition Workshop        2016

with Public Theater Casting Director Heidi Griffiths


Viterbo University        2017

Into the Words Words Words - Heightened language in Shakespeare & Sondheim

New York University Graduate Acting MFA Program        2015-2016

2nd Year Singing        Spring 2016

with Malcolm Gets

3rd Year Musical Theater Scenes        Fall 2015

with Deborah Lapidus, NYU Grad Acting Academic Director & Associate Arts Professor

American Conservatory Theater MFA Program in Acting         2009-2010

        

Sung Stories - an annual Cabaret presentation of Acting through Song

Master Classes Taught

Acting the Song

Emphasized lyrical specificity and musical expressiveness in the service of truthful storytelling and unpacking the unique characteristics of acting through song.

University of California, Berkeley        2012, 2015

A.C.T. Summer Training Congress        2010-2011

French American International School        2010

A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts program         2008

Boston University – Musical Theater Performance Lab        2008

University of Florida        2007

ACTING - See attached performing resume. 

DIRECTING

Columbia University MFA Acting Program

Middletown by Will Eno - third year Thesis Project                Fall 2018

American Conservatory Theater MFA Program in Acting

St. Joan of the Tenderloin original piece - first, second & third year actors        Spring 2012

The American Clock by Arthur Miller - second & third year actors Fall production                 Fall 2011

The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare - 2nd year actors - Assistant Director        Spring 2011

The Collection by Harold Pinter - second & third year actors        Spring 2011

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

American Conservatory Theater        2009-2012

Core Acting Company Member

SERVICE TO PROFESSION

Actors’ Equity Association Council        2017-present

Eastern Regional Councilor

Tony Awards - American Theatre Wing        2017-present

Voter

FairWageOnstage        2016-present

Core Member


DEPARTMENTAL / UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Columbia University MFA Acting Program        2018-present

Proposed Five Initiatives to Acting Concentration Head

American Conservatory Theatre MFA Acting Program        2010

Recruitment

New York University Graduate Acting MFA Program        2009

Recruitment

New York University Graduate Acting MFA Program        2008

Alumni Member, Departmental Chair Search Committee

        

ACTING TRAINING AND INSTRUCTORS

New York University Graduate Acting MFA Program: Zelda Fichandler (Actors Space), Ron van Lieu, Janet Zarisch (scene study), Scott Miller, Beverly Wideman (voice), Deb Lapidus (singing), Deborah Hecht, Shayne-Ann Younts (speech), Hovey Burgess (circus), Chris Bayes (clown), Jim Calder (commedia/kinetics of literature), Larry Maslon (culture of style), Joanna Merlin (Michael Chekhov/audition), Rosemary Tichler (audition), J. Steven White (stage combat), David Hammond (Shakespeare)

The Actors Center: Ron Van Lieu (scene study), Jed Diamond (audition), Grace Zandarski (voice & text)

Other NYC teachers: Fred Karriman (Meisner), Daniela Varon (Shakespeare), Peter Thompson / Michael Howard Studios (scene study), Victoria Clark, Alexander Gemignani, Glen Seven Allen, Christiane Noll (singing), Brad Garside (vocal coaching).

WORKSHOPS / MASTER CLASSES

Brent Blair - Theater of the Oppressed: Participated in 2-day lecture and workshop taught by USC Professor Brent Blair in his LACE (Liberation Arts, & Community Engagement) work. Columbia University, Fall 2018.

Thinking Shakespeare Live!: By invitation of Barry Edelstein, Artistic Director of the Old Globe Theater and author of Thinking Shakespeare, demonstrated techniques for – and examples of – interpreting Shakespearean texts in front of a live audience. Summer 2018.

Tom Keegan Motion Capture Workshop: Introduction to Performance Capture by Director and Casting Director Tom Keegan, focusing on combining gesture, emotion and dialogue for capture. Spring 2013.

Sara Goldberg VO Animation Workshop: Character Animation Voice Over master class with Disney Animation casting director Sara Goldberg. Spring 2013.

Meredith Monk Workshop: Techniques, exercises, hockets and compositions taught by composer, performer and director Meredith Monk. American Conservatory Theater, Spring 2010.

Olympia Dukakis Private Coaching: Worked 1-on-1 with Ms. Dukakis on Hamlet monologues. American Conservatory Theater, Fall 2009.

Marci Phillips On Camera: Workshop honing on camera audition techniques with ABC Casting Director Marci Phillips. Fall 2006.

Shakespeare & Co. Winter Intensive: Four week long intensive of 14-hour days studying Shakespeare: Text analysis, Voice, Movement, Elizabethan dance, Alexander Technique, Stage fight, Exploration of the actor/audience relationship, Sonnet work, Scene work, January 2000.

Patsy Rodenburg - Speaking Shakespeare: 3 Day Intensive workshop in voice, breath, body, and presence work, along with extensive work on Shakespearean monologues by the renowned vocal coach and Guildhall School of Music and Drama Head of Voice. Michael Howard Studios, NYC, Fall 1998.


PERFORMING EXPERIENCE

TELEVISION/FILM

THE BLACKLIST

Robert

NBC

ELEMENTARY

Franklin

CBS

NCIS

Brisco (Guest Star)

CBS

TRAUMA

Frank

NBC

THE UNUSUALS

Jeremy

ABC

LIFE ON MARS

Bradley

ABC

ALL MY CHILDREN

Walt (Recurring)

ABC

UNCERTAINTY

Greg

Scott McGehee/David Siegel, Dir.

ONE LIFE TO LIVE

Mr. Kraft

ABC

BROADWAY

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

Horace Gilmer

Bart Sher, Dir

AMELIE

Raphael / Bretodeau

Pam Mackinnon, Dir.

DISASTER!

Donald

Jack Plotnick, Dir.

SWEENEY TODD (**Tony Nomination**)

Tobias

John Doyle, Dir.

BROOKLYN

Taylor (u/s)

Jeff Calhoun, Dir.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Judas (u/s)

Gale Edwards, Dir.

CABARET

Ernst (u/s)

Sam Mendes, Dir.

OFF BROADWAY

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

T-Ray Owens

Atlantic Theater, Sam Gold, Dir.

… MEET VERA STARK

Peter / Max

Signature Theatre, Kamilah Forbes, Dir.

THE CHANGELING

De Flores

Red Bull Theater, Jesse Berger, Dir.

TRUMPERY

Alfred Russell Wallace

Atlantic Theater, David Esbjornson, Dir.

SHOCKHEADED PETER

Trouser

Julian Crouch, Phelim McDermott, Dir.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Messenger

The Public Theater, David Esbjornson, Dir.

REGIONAL

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Don John

The Old Globe, Kathleen Marshall, Dir.

THE TEMPEST

Caliban

The Old Globe, Joe Dowling, Dir.

THE OUTSIDER

Dave Riley

Paper Mill Playhouse, David Esbjornson, Dir.

ROBIN HOOD!

Sir Guy of Gisbourne

The Old Globe, Jessica Stone, Dir.

ANASTASIA

Gleb Vaganov

Hartford Stage, Darko Tresjnak, Dir.

TWELFTH NIGHT (SD Critics Circle Nom)

Feste

The Old Globe, Rebecca Taichman, Dir.

SIDESHOW

Terry

La Jolla Playhouse, Bill Condon, Dir.

MOTHERS AND SONS (World Premiere)

Cal

Bucks County Playhouse, Sheryl Kaller, Dir.

THE EXORCIST

Father Joe/Demon

The Geffen Playhouse., John Doyle, Dir.

TALES OF THE CITY

Norman

A.C.T., Jason Moore, Dir.

CLYBOURNE PARK

Jim/Tom/Kenneth

A.C.T., Jonathan Moscone, Dir.

ELEKTRA

Orestes

The Getty Villa, Carey Perloff, Dir.

ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN

Norman

A.C.T., John Rando, Dir.

THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE

Singer

A.C.T., John Doyle, Dir.

NOVEMBER

Turkey Guy

A.C.T., Ron Lagomarsino, Dir.

THE ZOO STORY

Jerry

A.C.T., Rebecca Taichman, Dir.

RAGTIME

Tateh

Kennedy Center, Marcia M. Dodge, Dir.

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL

Jan

A.C.T./Huntington, Carey Perloff, Dir.

THREE SISTERS

Andrei

Williamstown, Michael Greif, Dir.

TURANDOT- RUMBLE FOR THE RING

Referee/MC

Bay Street, Diane Paulus, Dir.

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

George

Reprise LA, Jason Alexander, Dir.

JUST STOPPED BY TO SEE THE MAN

Karl

The Old Globe, Seret Scott,Dir.

WORKSHOPS

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

T-Ray Owens

Lynn Nottage / Duncan Sheik, Sam Gold, Dir.

LULU

Jack

Roundabout Theater, Michael Arden, Dir.

TALE OF TWO CITIES

DeFarge

Playwrights Horizons, Lear deBessonnet, Dir.

FACE IN THE CROWD

Mel

The Public Theater, Des McAnuff, Dir

NAMES WE GAVE HIM (Ellen Mclaughlin)

Farfadet

The Public Theater, Daniel Kramer, Dir.

THE VISIT

Karl

The Signature Theatre, Frank Galati, Dir.

MIRACLE AT NAPLES

Giancarlo

New Dramatists, Peter DuBois, Dir.

BROADCAST

Man 2

Playwrights Horizons, Joe Calarco, Dir.

THE LOOK OF LOVE

Man I (lead)

Roundabout Theater, Scott Ellis, Dir.

DON JUAN DE MARCO

Ensemble

Lincoln Center Theatre, Tony Kushner, Dir.

CAMELOT

Sagramore/Knight

Jeremy Sams, Dir.

CONCERTS

Lemony Snicket’s THE COMPOSER IS DEAD

Narrator

California Symphony

L’HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT

All Parts

Sun Valley Symphony Orchestra

RAGTIME

Tateh

Lincoln Center

KENNEDY CENTER SPRING GALA

George Seurat

Kennedy Center Orchestra

ZIPPERZ

He

Oakland/East Bay & Marin Symphonies

Solo Performances

Self

ARS NOVA, Joe’s Pub, Crash Mansion

THE WORLD OF NICK ADAMS

Bill

San Francisco Symphony

VOICE OVER

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